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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # JQDI707606


Litigation Paralegal Responsibilities: Strong emphasis on drafting court-ready state and federal motions and filings quickly and with attention to detail. Able to draft requests and responses to discovery; motions, pleadings, demands and correspondence; Maintain the litigation calendar flawlessly: to include discovery deadlines, hearings, appointments; Maintain daily organization of a high volume docket; Able to draft requests and responses to discovery; motions, pleadings, demands and correspondence; E-file state and federal pleadings and motions; Document, organize, and prepare a file for trial; Deal professionally with clients; Maintain office file cloud system; and Able to scan, fax, email. Qualifications: Associates degree or higher; Paralegal certification required; Must have 5+ years of litigation experience as a paralegal in a law firm; Experience with federal and state e-filing; Experience calculating and calendaring deadlines via interpretation of local state and federal rules; Excellent communication skills and positive attitude; Friendly in the office, and able to handle multiple clients and multi-task; Be able to take direction, but also come up with ideas of your own on how to potentially improve the office; Have attention to detail cannot be stressed enough; Reliable and trustworthy; Respectful and honest ; Able to put out a quality work product every day w/minimal to no errors; Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word; Experience with MAC/Apple computers is preferred; Experience with cloud-based client management software is a plus; Very computer savvy; Punctual - live within 30 minutes of the office; Willing to learn; Be able to pass a background check; Be a Notary; Points for being Spanish bilingual not required, but those that are bilingual encouraged to apply (speaking & writing); Points for being serious about your work, but having a sense of humor; and Points for having prior plaintiff personal injury experience that would allow you to work with minimal supervision on a small but growing personal injury docket.
 
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